EDUC6250

Specialist Studies in English 1

10 Units

In this course students will interrogate the role and value of English education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum; explore the specialised knowledge and skills of the English teacher, in particular, planning and programming; course and assessment requirements; and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Stage 4/5/6 English curriculum. Specific attention will also be given to Australian literature, and texts that give insights into Aboriginal and multicultural experience; as well as a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate and critically analyse the role and value of English education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  2. Develop and evaluate lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5/6 English curriculum.
  3. Interpret and support the literacy and numeracy demands of English.
  4. Adapt and differentiate the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom.
  5. Synthesise and generate a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.
  6. Select, interpret, analyse and discuss appropriate Australian literature, and texts that give insights into Aboriginal and multicultural experience.
Content
  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning English in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of English education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5/6 English curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the Stage 4/5/6 English curriculum.
  • The literacy and numeracy demands of English as an area of study.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.
  • Differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom.
  • Approaches for selecting and teaching Australian literature, and texts that give insights into Aboriginal and multicultural experience.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Product of practice for Stage 4/5 English
  • Project: Reflective Unit Plan

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Online 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC62501
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